Brothers In Law

Richard Briers stars as a new lawyer trying to win a case, any case.

Episodes

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by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring

Richard Briers as Koger I hursby The First Brief by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering Other parts MALCOLM HAYES FREDERICK TREVES Guest stars:

Kenneth Connor as Green and John Le Mesurier as The Judge Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Unknown: John Le Mesurier

Produced By: David Hatch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700611]

The First Brief

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700616]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series bv RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

The Expert Witness by FRANK muir and DENIS NORDEN Roger, faced with a case involving osteo-arthritis, tries to accumulate some medical knowledge: 7 cervical, 12 dorsal, 5 lumbar vertebrae... Sally: each consisting of... Roger: a body and an arch... Sally: joined to each other by Roger: cartilage and ligaments. Sounds like a firm of solicitors.

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering JOHN BRESSLIN as Belkin

ROBERT DORNINGas Rennell other parts MALCOLM HAYES CLIFFORD NORGATE and FREDERICK TREVES Guest stars:

Richard Caldlcot as Eagler and John Le Mesurier as The Judge Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12. 55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: John Bresslin

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes

Unknown: Clifford Norgate

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Unknown: Richard Caldlcot

Unknown: John Le Mesurier

Produced By: David Hatch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700618]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

The Expert Witness by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700623]

by HENRY CECIL written and adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARJNG starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby Breach of Contract RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering JEAN ANDERSON as Mrs Thursby ANN WAY as Kitty Doyle

Other parts JOHN BENTLEY Guest stars:

Aimi Macdonald as Mandy Macleod and Richard Wattis as The Judge Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55Weather; programmenews

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Jean Anderson

Unknown: Mrs Thursby

Unknown: John Bentley

Unknown: Aimi MacDonald

Unknown: Mandy MacLeod

Unknown: Richard Wattis

Produced By: David Hatch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700625]

by HENRY CECIL written and adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby Breach of Contract RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering JEAN ANDERSON as Mrs Thursby ANN WAY as Kitty Doyle

Other parts JOHN BENTLEY Guest stars:

Aimi Macdonald as Mandy Macleod and Richard Wattis as The Judge Produced by DAVID HATCH

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Jean Anderson

Unknown: Mrs Thursby

Unknown: John Bentley

Unknown: Aimi MacDonald

Unknown: Mandy MacLeod

Unknown: Richard Wattis

Produced By: David Hatch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700630]

by HENRY CECIL

Written and adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING Judgment Summons

Other parts played by PATRICIA GALLIMORE , ALAN BARRY JOHN GABRIEL , MALCOLM HAYES This week's guest star

Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Played By: Patricia Gallimore

Played By: Alan Barry

Played By: John Gabriel

Played By: Malcolm Hayes

Roger Thursby: Richard Briers

Henry Blagrove: Richard Waring

Grimes: John Glyn-Jones

Sallv Mannering: Ann Davies

Mr Starling: John Junkin

Mrs Starling: Denise Coffey

Judge Perkins: Thorley Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700702]

starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

Judgment Summons

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Briers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700707]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

5: Counsel's Opinion RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering FRANCES BENNETT as Mrs Pieman BETTY COOPER as Mrs Mannering Other parts PATRICIA GALLIMORE MALCOLM HAYES

Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Frances Bennett

Unknown: Mrs Pieman

Unknown: Betty Cooper

Unknown: Mrs Mannering

Unknown: Patricia Gallimore

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700709]

starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

5: Counsel's Opinion

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Briers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700714]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING

Other parts ALAN BARRY

MALCOLM HAYES. FREDERICK TREVES This week's guest star

Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55 Weather; programmenews

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Alan Barry

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes.

Unknown: Frederick Treves

starring as Roger Thursby: Richard Briers

Special Damages: Frank Mlir

Special Damages: Denis Norden

as Henry Biagrove: Richard Waring

Grimes: John Glyn-Jones

Sally Mannering: Ann Davies

Coles: James Beck

JudgeHarcourt: Basil Dignam

Chapfield: Patrick Cargill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700716]

Special Damages

Contributors

starring as Roger Thursby: Richard Briers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700721]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by Richard WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby separtition Order by FRAK muir and DENIS NORDEN RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN CLYN JONES as Grimes

ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering JAMES BECK as Fred Tanner PLAKE BUTLER as Mr Trench Other parts ALAN BARRY and MALCOLM HAYES Guest stars

Liz Fraser as Mrs Trench and Frank Thornton as The Magistrate

Produced by DAVID HATCH

12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Frak Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Clyn Jones

Unknown: Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: James Beck

Unknown: Fred Tanner

Unknown: Plake Butler

Unknown: Alan Barry

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: Frank Thornton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700723]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by richard WARING starring Richard Briers Separation Order

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700728]

bv HENRY CECIL

Written and adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby Reasi/nable Doubt

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering Other parts MALCOLM HAYES This week's guest stars Peter Jones as Wright Sam Kydd as Albert

Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday. 6.15 pm)

12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes

Unknown: Peter Jones

Unknown: Wright Sam Kydd

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700730]

by HENRY CECIL starring Richard Briers Reasonable Doubt

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700804]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby With Use of Bath by MYLES RUDGE RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering jo KENDALL as Diana Kent

PATSY ROWLANDS as Mrs Butler ROBERT DORNING as Wilson MALCOLM HAYES as Alec This week's guest stars Deryck Guyler as Butler Nicholas Phipps as The Judge Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6,15 pm)

12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Myles Rudge

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Jo Kendall

Unknown: Diana Kent

Unknown: Patsy Rowlands

Unknown: Mrs Butler

Unknown: Robert Dorning

Unknown: Wilson Malcolm Hayes

Unknown: Deryck Guyler

Unknown: Butler Nicholas Phipps

Produced By: David Hatch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700806]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers 9: With Use of Bath by MYLES RUDGE

This week's guest stars

Deryck Guyler as Butler Nicholas Phipps as the Judge

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Myles Rudge

Unknown: Deryck Guyler

Unknown: Butler Nicholas Phipps

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700811]

by HENRY CECIL written and adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Without Due Care

Other parts SONIA FRASER

JOHN BRYNING. LESLIE HERITAGE This week's guest star

Jon Pertwee as Ford O'Hara Produced by DAVID HATCH

12.35 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Sonia Fraser

Unknown: John Bryning.

Unknown: Jon Pertwee

Produced By: David Hatch

Roger Thursby: Richard Briers

Henry Blagrove: Richard Waring

Grimes: John Glyn-Jones

Sally Mannering: Ann Davies

Butterworth: Dennis Ramsden

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700813]

starring Richard Briers in Without Due Care

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Briers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700818]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

Solicitor's instructions by DAVID CLIMIE

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering Other parts ALAN BARRY

RONALD FORFAR, JOHN GABRIEL and LESLIE HERITAGE

This week's guest stars

James Havter as Tewkesbury and Geoffrey Sumner as the Magistrate

Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55 Weather: programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: David Climie

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Alan Barry

Unknown: John Gabriel

Unknown: James Havter

Unknown: Geoffrey Sumner

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700820]

starring Richard Briers Solicitor's Instructions

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Briers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700825]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING

12: Special Examiner by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

Other parts RONALD FORFAR This week's guest stars

Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55Weather: programmenews

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: Ronald Forfar

Roger Thursby starring: Richard Briers

Grimes: John Glyn-Jones

Sally Mannering: Ann Davies

The Receptionist: Carol Marsh

the Judge: Gerald Cross

Nina Zoffany: Fenella Fielding

Chapfield: Terence Alexander

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700827]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series bv RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby Special Examiner by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN

This week's guest stars Fenella Fielding as Nina Zoffany

Terence Alexander as Chapfield

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Nina Zoffany

Unknown: Terence Alexander

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700901]

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

Counsel lor the Prosecution by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering JEAN ANDERSON as Mrs Thursby JOHN BAKER as Hindmouth Other parts ALAN BARRY

HECTOR ROSS , FREDERICK TREVES This week's guest stars Andrew Cruickshank as Judge Duncannon and Roy Kinnear as Spicer Produced by david MATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15pm) South West VHF: see Variations, col 5

12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Roger Thursby

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Jean Anderson

Unknown: Mrs Thursby

Unknown: John Baker

Unknown: Alan Barry

Unknown: Hector Ross

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank

Unknown: Judge Duncannon

Unknown: Roy Kinnear

Produced By: David Match

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700903]

Counsel for the Prosecution

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Richard Briers stars as a new lawyer trying to win a case, any case. Episode 1 of 12.

Newly qualified lawyer Roger annoys his girlfriend Sally by defending a wife-beater.

Newly qualified lawyer Roger annoys his girlfriend Sally by defending a wife-beater. Stars Richard Briers. From July 1971.

New lawyer Roger Thursby's girlfriend Sally is annoyed when she discovers he's defending a wife-beater. Starring Richard Briers. Episode 1 of 12.

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Will Roger make up with Sally before the end of the series? With Richard Briers and special guest Francis de Wolfe. Episode 12 of 12.

Will barrister Roger manage to make up with Sally? Stars Richard Briers and Francis de Wolfe. From September 1971.

Will barrister Roger manage to make up with Sally?

Will barrister Roger be able to make up with Sally? Starring Richard Briers.

Will barrister Roger make up with Sally? Stars Richard Briers. From September 1971.

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Rookie barrister Roger Thursby unwittingly aids a habitual fraudster.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest stars Kenneth Connor as Green and John Le Mesurier as The Judge

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring

Richard Briers as Koger I hursby The First Brief by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering Other parts MALCOLM HAYES FREDERICK TREVES Guest stars:

Kenneth Connor as Green and John Le Mesurier as The Judge Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Unknown: John Le Mesurier

The First Brief

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby unwittingly aids a habitual fraudster.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest stars Kenneth Connor as Green and John Le Mesurier as The Judge

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby unwittingly aids a habitual fraudster.

0102The Expert Witness1970061619700618
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Rookie barrister Roger Thursby must gear up for a medical case.

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby must bone up for a medical case.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering. With John Le Mesurier as The Judge

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series bv RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

The Expert Witness by FRANK muir and DENIS NORDEN Roger, faced with a case involving osteo-arthritis, tries to accumulate some medical knowledge: 7 cervical, 12 dorsal, 5 lumbar vertebrae... Sally: each consisting of... Roger: a body and an arch... Sally: joined to each other by Roger: cartilage and ligaments. Sounds like a firm of solicitors.

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering JOHN BRESSLIN as Belkin

ROBERT DORNINGas Rennell other parts MALCOLM HAYES CLIFFORD NORGATE and FREDERICK TREVES Guest stars:

Richard Caldlcot as Eagler and John Le Mesurier as The Judge Produced by DAVID HATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12. 55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: John Bresslin

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes

Unknown: Clifford Norgate

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Unknown: Richard Caldlcot

Unknown: John Le Mesurier

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

The Expert Witness by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Frank Muir

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby must bone up for a medical case.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering. With John Le Mesurier as The Judge

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

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Rookie barrister Roger Thursby must defend a woman being sued by a pop star over a pup.

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby must defend a women being sued by a pop star over a pup.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering. With guest stars Aimi Macdonald and Richard Wattis.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby must defend a women being sued by a pop star over a pup.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering. With guest stars Aimi Macdonald and Richard Wattis.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

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Rookie barrister Roger Thursby finds himself defending a fortunate debtor.

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby finds himself defending a fortunate debtor.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest stars John Junkin as Mr Starling and Thorley Walters as Judge Perkins.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby finds himself defending a fortunate debtor. Stars Richard Briers and John Junkin. From June 1970.

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Can rookie barrister Roger Thursby stop a leak of confidential information?

Can rookie barrister Roger Thursby stop a leak of confidential information?

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1970.

Can rookie barrister Roger Thursby stop a leak of confidential information? Stars Richard Briers and Ann Davies. From July 1970.

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New barrister Roger Thursby reckons he's got an easy case, but has he?

New barrister Roger Thursby reckons he's got an easy case, but has he?

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering. With Patrick Cargill as Chapfield.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1970.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering. With Patrick Cargill as Chapfield.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1970.

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Can Roger overcome a conflict of interest when his girlfriend asks for legal advice?

Can Roger overcome a conflict of interests when his girlfriend asks for legal advice?

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove, Ann Davies as Sally Mannering and James Beck as Fred Tanner.

With guest stars Liz Fraser as Mrs Trench and Frank Thornton as The Magistrate

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1970.

Can Roger overcome a conflict of interests when his girlfriend asks for legal advice?

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove, Ann Davies as Sally Mannering and James Beck as Fred Tanner.

With guest stars Liz Fraser as Mrs Trench and Frank Thornton as The Magistrate

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1970.

0108Reasonable Doubt1970072819700730
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Can rookie barrister Roger Thursby cope with his first case using a jury?

Can rookie barrister Roger Thursby cope with his first case using a jury?

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest star Peter Jones as Daniel Wright.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1970.

Can rookie barrister Roger Thursby cope with his first case using a jury? Stars Richard Briers and Peter Jones. From July 1970.

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Barrister Roger Thursby is caught between a landlord and his tenant.

Barrister Roger Thursby is caught between a landlord and his tenant.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest star Deryck Guyler as Butler

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1970.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest star Deryck Guyler as Butler

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1970.

0110Without Due Care1970081119700820
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Barrister Roger Thursby defends an accident-prone artist.

Barrister Roger Thursby defends an accident-prone artist.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest star Jon Pertwee as Ford O'Hara.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1970.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest star Jon Pertwee as Ford O'Hara.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1970.

0110Without Due Cause1970081119700813

starring Richard Briers in Without Due Care

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Briers

by HENRY CECIL written and adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Without Due Care

Other parts SONIA FRASER

JOHN BRYNING. LESLIE HERITAGE This week's guest star

Jon Pertwee as Ford O'Hara Produced by DAVID HATCH

12.35 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Sonia Fraser

Unknown: John Bryning.

Unknown: Jon Pertwee

Produced By: David Hatch

Roger Thursby: Richard Briers

Henry Blagrove: Richard Waring

Grimes: John Glyn-Jones

Sally Mannering: Ann Davies

Butterworth: Dennis Ramsden

0111Solicitor's Instructions1970081819700827
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Barrister Roger Thursby takes on an elaborate drink-driving case.

Barrister Roger Thursby takes on an elaborate drink-driving case.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest stars James Hayter as Tewkesbury and Geoffrey Sumner as the Magistrate.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1970.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest stars James Hayter as Tewkesbury and Geoffrey Sumner as the Magistrate.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1970.

0112Special Examiner1970082520150416 (BBC7)
20171027 (BBC7)

Barrister Roger Thursby is sent to Rome to check on a case.

Barrister Roger Thursby is sent to Rome to check on a case.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest stars Fenella Fielding as Nina Zoffany and Terence Alexander as Chapfield.
Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1970.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest stars Fenella Fielding as Nina Zoffany and Terence Alexander as Chapfield.

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Produced by David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1970.

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING

12: Special Examiner by FRANK MUIR and Denis Norden

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

Other parts RONALD FORFAR This week's guest stars

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55Weather: programmenews

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: Ronald Forfar

Roger Thursby starring: Richard Briers

Grimes: John Glyn-Jones

Sally Mannering: Ann Davies

The Receptionist: Carol Marsh

the Judge: Gerald Cross

Nina Zoffany: Fenella Fielding

Chapfield: Terence Alexander

0113 LASTCounsel For The Prosecution1970090119700903
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Rookie barrister Roger Thursby confronts a fearsome judge.

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby confronts a fearsome judge. Stars Richard Briers and Andrew Cruickshank. From September 1970.

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby

Counsel lor the Prosecution by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN

RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove

JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering JEAN ANDERSON as Mrs Thursby JOHN BAKER as Hindmouth Other parts ALAN BARRY

HECTOR ROSS , FREDERICK TREVES This week's guest stars Andrew Cruickshank as Judge Duncannon and Roy Kinnear as Spicer Produced by david MATCH

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15pm) South West VHF: see Variations, col 5

12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Richard Briers

Unknown: Roger Thursby

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Denis Norden

Unknown: Henry Blagrove

Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

Unknown: Grimes Ann Davies

Unknown: Sally Mannering

Unknown: Jean Anderson

Unknown: Mrs Thursby

Unknown: John Baker

Unknown: Alan Barry

Unknown: Hector Ross

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank

Unknown: Judge Duncannon

Unknown: Roy Kinnear

Produced By: David Match

0201Look It Up1971071320031115 (BBC7)
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Newly qualified lawyer Roger annoys his girlfriend Sally by defending a wife-beater.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Newly qualified lawyer Roger Thursby annoys his girlfriend Sally over a dispute involving a husband and wife.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Terence Alexander as Henry Blagrove, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Ronald Adam as the Chairman and Arthur Mullard as Briggs. All other parts by Sean Arnold, Douglas Blackwell and Patrick Tull.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1971.

Stars Richard Briers.

From July 1971.

New lawyer Roger Thursby's girlfriend Sally is annoyed when she discovers he's defending a wife-beater.

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Lawyer Roger has an appointment with his boss, but worries in case the news is bad.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Newly qualified lawyer Roger Thursby's got an appointment with his boss, but worries in case there's bad news...

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally and Bridget Armstrong as Joy. All other parts by Sean Arnold, Douglas Blackwell and Patrick Tull.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1971.

Roger has an appointment with his boss, Mr Grimes, but he's anxious that he's about to get the chop.

Roger is still looking for a Brief and becoming increasingly paranoid.

Lawyer Roger's got an appointment with his boss, but he's anxious in case there's bad news.

Starring Richard Briers.

Lawyer Roger's got an appointment with his boss, but worries in case the news is bad.

Stars Richard Briers.

From July 1971.

Lawyer Roger's got an appointment with his boss, but worries in case the news is bad. Stars Richard Briers. From July 1971.

Lawyer Roger has an appointment with his boss, but worries in case the news is bad. Stars Richard Briers. From July 1971.

Roger has an appointment with his boss, Mr Grimes but he's anxious that he's about to get the chop. Episode 2 of 12.

Lawyer Roger's got an appointment with his boss, but he's anxious in case there's bad news. Starring Richard Briers. Episode 2 of 12.

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Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's Uncle.

Lawyer Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's Uncle.

Stars Richard Briers and Terence Alexander.

From July 1971.

Lawyer Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's uncle. From July 1971.

Lawyer Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's uncle. Stars Richard Briers and Terence Alexander. From July 1971.

Stars Richard Briers and Terence Alexander. From July 1971.

Richard Briers and Terence Alexander star in this barrister-com. Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's uncle. Episode 3 of 12.

Richard Briers and Terence Alexander star in this barrister-com. Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's Uncle.

Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's Uncle. Starring Richard Briers and Terence Alexander. From July 1971. Episode 3 of 12.

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Lawyer Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's uncle. From July 1971.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Lawyer Roger has a bad day at the races, thanks to Joy's Uncle.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Terence Alexander as Henry Blagrove, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, John Le Mesurier as the Judge, Richard Wattis as Trent and Malcolm Hayes as the Commentator.

All other parts by Michael Kilgarriff.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1971.

0204In And Out1971080320040303 BT=0830 (BBC7)
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Lawyer Roger tries to defend a prisoner overly fond of life behind bars.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Lawyer Roger sets out to defend a prisoner overly fond of life behind bars.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, James Beck as Newman and Basil Dignam as the Judge.

Others parts by William Fox Leslie Heritage and Michael Kilgarriff.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1971.

Prisoner Herbert Newman is in need of a solid defence from Roger Thursby, but does he really want to go free from jail?

Herbert Newman is in need of a solid defence.

Thursby is at hand, but does Newman really want to go free?

Newman is up for release from prison and his gardening has impressed the governor.

Things however do not go smoothly for him.

Lawyer Roger is hired to defend a prisoner who's overly fond of life behind bars.

Starring Richard Briers.

From August 1971.

Stars Richard Briers and James Beck.

Lawyer Roger tries to defend a prisoner overly fond of life behind bars. Stars Richard Briers and James Beck. From August 1971.

Herbert Newman is in need of a solid defence. Thursby is at hand, but does Newman really want to go free? Episode 4 of 12.

Prisoner Herbert Newman is in need of a solid defence from Roger Thursby, but does he really want to go free from jail? Episode 4 of 12.

Lawyer Roger is hired to defend a prisoner who's overly fond of life behind bars. Starring Richard Briers. From August 1971. Episode 4 of 12.

Herbert Newman is in need of a solid defence. Thursby is at hand, but does Newman really want to go free?

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Parking his car lands bungling barrister Roger in a jam.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Parking his car lands bungling barrister Roger in a jam.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, David Jason as Bannister, Gerald Cross as the Judge.

Others parts by Sean Arnold and Douglas Blackwell.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1971.

Who would have thought a pub car park would cause so much trouble?

Bumbling barrister Roger stops the car for an intimate moment with Joy and gets embroiled in a convoluted case about a car park.

Richard Briers stars as a dopey barrister.

From August 1971.

Stars Richard Briers and David Jason.

Parking his car lands bungling barrister Roger in a jam. From August 1971.

Parking his car lands bungling barrister Roger in a jam. Stars Richard Briers and David Jason. From August 1971.

Who would have thought a pub car park would cause so much trouble? Richard Briers stars as a dopey barrister. Episode 5 of 12.

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Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher refuses to print his new book.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher refuses to print his new book.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, Bill Wallis as Denton and Robert Dorning.

Others parts by Douglas Blackwell.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1971.

Roger Thursby takes on an arbitration case when a publisher refuses an author's material.

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher is refusing to print his new book.

Stars Richard Briers.

From August 1971.

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher refuses to print his new book. Stars Richard Briers. From August 1971.

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher is refusing to print his new book. Stars Richard Briers. Episode 6 of 12.

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher is refusing to publish his latest book. Stars Richard Briers. Episode 6 of 6.

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher is refusing to publish his latest book. Stars Richard Briers. Episode 6 of 12.

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher is refusing to publish his latest book. Stars Richard Briers.

0207In Reverse1971082420040324 (BBC7)
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Lawyer Roger is touting for work, which means some sweet-talking to both Joy and Sally.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Lawyer Roger Thursby is touting for work, meaning some sweet-talking to both Joy and Sally.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, Blake Butler as Alec, Nigel Pegram as Biggs and Andrew Cruickshank as the Judge.

All other parts played by Gerald Cross, William Fox, Garard Green, Peter Tuddenham and Douglas Blackwell.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1971.

Roger discovers a talent for talking - will it save him from Joy AND Sally?

Roger discovers a talent for talking but will it save him from Joy and Sally?

Lawyer Roger's touting for work, meaning some sweet-talking to both Joy - and Sally.

Starring Richard Briers.

From August 1971.

Stars Richard Briers.

Lawyer Roger's touting for work, meaning some sweet-talking to both Joy and Sally. Stars Richard Briers. From August 1971.

Lawyer Roger is touting for work, which means some sweet-talking to both Joy and Sally. Stars Richard Briers. From August 1971.

Roger discovers a talent for talking, will it save him from Joy and Sally? Episode 7 of 12.

Roger discovers a talent for talking - will it save him from Joy AND Sally? Episode 6 of 12.

Lawyer Roger's touting for work, meaning some sweet-talking to both Joy - and Sally. Starring Richard Briers. From August 1971. Episode 7 of 12.

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Juggling his cases and girlfriends, barrister Roger has trouble with toggles and grommets.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Today, trouble with toggles and gromits.

Roger gets lost for words in court and all he can say is 'but'.

Juggling his cases and girlfriends, barrister Roger has trouble with toggles and gromits.

With Richard Briers.

From August 1971.

Juggling his cases and girlfriends, barrister Roger has trouble with toggles and gromits. With Richard Briers. From August 1971.

Richard Briers is Roger, a barrister juggling cases and girlfriends. Today, trouble with toggles and gromits. From 1971. Episode 8 of 12.

Roger gets lost for words in court and all he can say is 'but?' Stars Richard Briers.

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Bad driving results in a near-miss for barrister Roger.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Bad driving results in a near miss for barrister Roger Thursby.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Julia Lockwood as Sally, John Barron as the Judge, Peter Jones as Piper, Garard Green as Sharp and John Ruddock as Smith.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1971.

Bad driving results in a near miss for Roger!

Richard Briers and Peter Jones star in this episode.

Sally is playing it cool in her new job.

Roger isn't impressed - that is until Sally's boss, Peter, offers him more work.

Bad driving results in a near miss for Roger! Richard Briers and Peter Jones star.

From September 1971.

Stars Richard Briers and Peter Jones.

Bad driving results in a near miss for barrister Roger. From September 1971.

Bad driving results in a near miss for barrister Roger. Stars Richard Briers and Peter Jones. From September 1971.

Bad driving results in a near miss for Roger! Richard Briers and Peter Jones star. From September 1971. Episode 9 of 12.

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Bad driving results in a near miss for Roger! Richard Briers and Peter Jones star in this episode. Episode 9 of 12.

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Both of barrister Roger's girlfriends attempt to get him some work.

Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers

Both of barrister Roger Thursby's girlfriends, Sally and Joy attempt to get him some work.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, Blake Butler as Alec and James Hayter as Tewksbury.

Other parts played by Garard Green and John Ruddock.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1971.

Both of barrister Roger's girlfriends, Sally and Joy, attempt to get him some work. Stars Richard Briers. From September 1971.

Both of barrister Roger's girlfriends, Sally and Joy, attempt to get him some work.

Both his girlfriends, Sally and Joy, attempt to get barrister Roger some work.

Sally and Joy both attempt to get Roger some work. Episode 10 of 12.

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Both of barrister Roger's girlfriends, Sally and Joy, attempt to get him some work.

Both of barrister Roger's girlfriends, Sally and Joy, attempt to get him some work. Stars Richard Briers. From September 1971.

Both his girlfriends, Sally and Joy, attempt to get barrister Roger some work.

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Double trouble for Roger Thursby when he deals with a bigamy case.

With guest stars Barbara Windsor and Frank Thornton.

There's double-trouble for barrister Roger in a bigamy case.

From September 1971.

Stars Richard Briers and Barbara Windsor.

There's double trouble for barrister Roger in a bigamy case. From September 1971.

There's double trouble for barrister Roger in a bigamy case. Stars Richard Briers and Barbara Windsor. From September 1971.

Double trouble for Roger Thursby when he deals with a bigamy case. With guest stars Barbara Windsor and Frank Thornton. Episode 11 of 12.

Double trouble for Roger Thursby when he deals with a bigamy case. Barbara Windsor and Frank Thornton guest star.

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Will barrister Roger be able to make up with Sally?

Starring Richard Briers and Francis de Wolfe.

Starring Richard Briers.

Will barrister Roger make up with Sally? Stars Richard Briers.

From September 1971.

Will barrister Roger manage to make up with Sally? Stars Richard Briers and Francis de Wolfe.

Will barrister Roger make up with Sally? Stars Richard Briers. From September 1971.

Will barrister Roger manage to make up with Sally? Stars Richard Briers and Francis de Wolfe. From September 1971.

Will barrister Roger manage to make up with Sally?

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